The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Michelle Nunn Pulls a Grimes?

Trouble for Democrats in Georgia: Another Democratic Senate candidate has refused to say whether she voted for President Obama: This time it was Michelle Nunn in Georgia. The same question has tripped up other red-state Democrats on the campaign trail. On two occasions over the past week, Kentucky’s Alison Lundergan Grimes has been panned for […]

Paul Broun Will Seek Georgia Senate Seat Vacated by Retiring Sen. Saxby Chambliss

Andrew O’Shea of Viral Read broke the story last night: At an event in Gwinnett County, Republican Rep. Paul Broun announced he will seek Saxby Chambliss’s seat in 2014. Actually, Broun’s wife Niki announced the news, as Jim Galloway of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution notes. There is expected to be a multi-candidate GOP primary for the […]

New TV Series: ‘Atlanta Blood Money’

Meagan McBrayer: Her daddy got rich by killing babies No, wait — I’m sorry, the actual name of the new reality-TV show on the Style network is Big Rich Atlanta, but this involves the question of how these shallow trampy women became rich: The cast includes two women named Marcia Marchman and Meagan McBrayer, the ex-wife […]

Gun-Grabbers Now Hunting Blue Dogs, Target Georgia Democrat John Barrow

Rep. John Barrow (D-Georgia) may well be the most hated man in Congress. Liberals hate him — and he has faced challenges in Democrat primaries — because among other things, he was one of 39 House Democrats who voted against ObamaCare. Republicans may hate him worse because Barrow is one of the last vestiges of […]

Retire #Taxby Chambliss

If #Taxby Chambliss gets away with insulting Georgia taxpayers, what’s to stop him from going full-out RINO? — Robert Stacy McCain (@rsmccain) November 26, 2012 Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss can blame no one else for his self-destructive decision to repudiate his pledge to Georgia taxpayers. His foolish decision to demonize Grover Norquist of Americans for […]

Knuckle-Dragging Creationist Threatens College With Unorthodox Thoughts & Shield Of Faith, But Mostly Thoughts

by Smitty Insty relates the outrageously outraged outrage of the faculty at the Methodist college Emory University, in the Druid Hills section of metropolitan Atlanta. Stacy McCain has not denied having too much fun figuring out what sort of rituals those Druid Hills Methodists were getting up to in their groovy grove. Apparently those Methodists […]

The War on Excellence: Charter School Threatened in Fulton County, Georgia UPDATE: Boortz Notices; More News UPDATE: Ruh-Roh — Islamophobia?

Last night I got an e-mail from a friend down home: Fulton Science Academy Middle School won a 2011 National Blue Ribbon School Award. That’s no mean feat. (Even Arne Duncan “congratulated the school”.) And, if I do say so myself, it’s no surprise. My sons attend the school and my wife and I are very […]

Herman Cain: The Back Story

Herman Cain at the Value Voters Summit, Oct. 7 (Photo: Robert Stacy McCain) Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Georgia) is one of the most conservative members of the Senate. But being a native of Georgia, I remember Isakson’s reputation as a “squish” — damned near a RINO — among the hard-core conservatives of my acquaintance. It is […]

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